What does a Human Resources Business Partner do?

As an HR Business Partner, you will provide advice to leadership regarding best practices to maximize employee efficiencies. You will champion a diverse workforce throughout the employee life cycle. You will foster a culture of continuous improvement through performance management.

An ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in progressively responsible HR roles and hold a bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or related field with a PHR, SPHR or additional HR certification. You will be an expert in promoting diversity awareness and advising and mentoring leadership on all aspects of the employee life cycle. In addition, you will be responsible for the performance management program and the administration of payroll, benefits and training and development opportunities.

  • Promote diversity awareness in hiring practices
  • Mentor managers on employee development best practices
  • Responsible for administering performance management program
  • Advise leadership on hiring and terminations
  • Administer payroll, employee benefits and FMLA
  • Provide guidance on employee behavior and conflict resolution
  • Conduct investigations in response to employee complaints
  • Partner with leadership to develop succession plans
  • PHR, SPHR or other HR certification, required
  • Master's degree in Human Resource Management or related field, required
  • 5+ years of HR experience
  • Experience with hiring hourly employees
  • Demonstrated ability with training and development programs
  • Expert in developing succession plans
  • Adept with performance management and investigations
  • Proficiency with employee relations and EEO
  • Skilled in employee benefits administration
Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.9 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Human Resources Business Partner Salaries

Average Base Pay

£49,241 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: £49K
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Human Resources Business Partner Career Path

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Kier GroupKier Group
Human Resources Business Partner
24 Jan 2020

“they have supported me in my professional and personal development and enabled me to progress my career.”

Kier GroupKier Group
Human Resources Business Partner
15 Jan 2020

“Employee development takes centre stage and personally I have been fortunate to develop upward in my time at Kier.”

Human Resources Business Partner HRBP
8 Aug 2020

“Change management is required but not that often which can spoil others career as things would not be stable”

Kier GroupKier Group
Human Resources Business Partner
24 Jan 2020

“The people really make Kier a great place to work and i enjoy working with everyone to make Kier the best it can be.”

Human Resources Business Partner
9 Feb 2021

“Could do much better if the promotions and people decisions would be based on merit and competence.”

Manager Human Resources Business Partner
23 Sep 2020

“I joined Saggezza for the opportunity to have an impact and i haven't been disappointed.”

BPP HoldingsBPP Holdings
Human Resources Business Partner
5 Jun 2020

“Everything was ready for me on day one and I already feel like part of the team.”

Senior Human Resources Business Partner
23 Apr 2021

“Pay is ok but not the best”

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